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  2. OUR FINANCES.

    Sir,—In your issue of the 4th instant John Smith, M.L.C., favours the public with his views on the question of "Our Finances," especially that part referring to railways and our borrowing propensities. ...

    Article : 1,726 words
  3. PARIS AS PLAYTHING-PROVIDER.

    In the "Diary of an Idle Doctor," by Axel Munthe, in the November Ebony, there are some very entertaining remarks on "Paris Toys." In Paris the New York is awakened by the laughter of children: ...

    Article : 1,650 words
  4. REMARKABLE LIBEL ACTION.

    A rather remarkable libel action was heard in London on November 23, when Thomas Martin Kelly, the secretary of the East London Sugar Workers' and Dock Labourers' Council, and a member of the Workmen's ...

    Article : 351 words
  5. MUNICIPAL COUNCILS. CAMPERDOWN.

    A meeting of this council was held in the Town Hall on the 7th instant, when there, were present—the Mayor (Alderman Morgan), with Aldermen Sparkes, Probert, Abigail, Porter, Proctor, Cabill, Larkin, and the ...

    Article : 697 words
  6. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. THE TURF.

    Owners and trainers of trotting stock, ponies, and galloways are reminded that nominations must be in the hands of Mr. F. R. Morley, secretary of the Sydney Driving Park Club, not later than 4 p.m. ...

    Article : 1,091 words
  7. PEDESTRIANISM.

    The Sir Joseph Banks Hurdle Race will be run off this afternoon, the first heat being timed for 3.15. Entries for the first 75 Yards Handicap to be run at the Li[?]lie Bridge Grounds on the 15th and 18th ...

    Article : 116 words
  8. CARRINGTON HANDICAP.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 400 words
  9. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) LISMORE JOCKEY CLUB RACES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 385 words
  10. A HOLIDAY TRIP TO CLIFTON.

    Sir,—Hesitating as to where we should go for our holiday, someone suggested Clifton. We asked where it was, No one seemed to know. One of the party coming suddenly upon the scene, having been there, ...

    Article : 974 words
  11. SLOWGROVE'S HANDICAP.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 385 words
  12. MONARO JOCKEY CLUB.

    The annual meeting of the Monaro Jockey Club was held last night, Mr. Charles Solomon being elected president, with a strong committee. it was decided to hold races on the 26th and 27th February. ...

    Article : 40 words
  13. GLEBE.

    A meeting of the above council was held in the Town Hall on Monday evening, the 6th inst., when there were present—the Mayor (Alderman Lucas), with Aldermen Dunn, Seamer, Duncan, Yeates, Burcher, Law, Conlon, ...

    Article : 485 words
  14. MAITLAND AMATEUR PICNIC TURF CLUB.

    A well-attended meeting of the Maitland Amateur Picnic. Turf Club was held at Main's Excelsior Hotel last evening, the Mayor of West Maitland (Mr. John Gillies) in the chair. The treasmer (Mr. George L. ...

    Article : 207 words
  15. AQUATICS.

    A meeting of members of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron was held in the clubrooms, Exchangebuildinge, yesterday afternoon. Mr. J. F. Hoare (vicecommedore) presided, and there was a fair attendance. ...

    Article : 196 words
  16. SINGLETON AUTUMN RACES.

    At a meeting of the Jockey Club last night it was decided to held the Autumn Meeting on March 20 and 21. The total added money will be £291, and there will be five races each day. The principal one on the ...

    Article : 75 words
  17. GOSFORD AGRICULTURAL SHOW.

    The committee of the agricultural society last night decided to invite Lord Carrington, Sir Henry Parkes, and Mr. R. Stevenson, M.L.A., to open the show on February 28. ...

    Article : 43 words
  18. ROSEHILL TROTTING, PONY, AND GALLOWAY RACES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,486 words
  19. ELSTERN WICK PARK RACES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 489 words
  20. THE BUILDING COLLAPSE.

    Sir,—We have the old superstitions in our midst so far as we can say "Our blood curdles in our veins" when we hear of some unexpected, iucident involving loss of life occurring suddenly in our midst; and the ...

    Article : 572 words
  21. MUNICIPAL NOTES.

    At a meeting of the Camperdown Council held on Tuesday evening, Alderman Sparkes, as ratepayer, gave notice of his intention to stop the council's overdraft at the bank, which amounts to between £3000 and £4000, ...

    Article : 170 words
  22. THE FUNCTIONS OF CAPITAL.

    Sir,—When I penned the letter which you have thought worthy a place in your columns of to-day, I had no idea of entering upon any branch of the abstruse sciences. The letter of "E. Porter," however (also in ...

    Article : 554 words
  23. ENGLISH CAPITAL IN AMERICA.

    Sir,—A correspondent in your to-day's issue argues that because some English capital is being invested in various enterprises in America "there can be no possible profitable use for money in England—no enterprise, no ...

    Article : 454 words
  24. VICTORIA v. TASMANIA.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 161 words
  25. FIELD OF MARS COMMON.

    Sir,—A paragraph in to-day's Herald states that "Persons interested in the Field of Mars will welcome the announcement that there is at last a prospect of their hopes in respect to the establishment of railway ...

    Article : 255 words
  26. Advertising

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  27. Advertising

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    Advertising : 178 words
  28. CRICKET.

    The team that will represent the Melbourne University in the match with, the Sydney University arrived here on Wednesday by rail. The names of the players are—M'Leod, Gosman, Peers, Murphy, Quirk, ...

    Article : 133 words
  29. Advertising

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    Advertising : 18 words
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